Douglas Community Christmas on Dec. 9

DOUGLAS — The Douglas Community Christmas Celebration is set for Dec. 9 at the Douglas Church. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m., and includes a marshmallow roast, chili feed, and Christmas carols. The Douglas Community Historical Association will provide chili, salad and dessert. There will be activities for everyone and Santa will drop in with surprises for the kids. For more information, call...
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Pictorial Past | Grain storage near Douglas

A grain elevator near Douglas in the early 1900s. The capacity was 6,000 bushels of wheat. (Provided photo/Douglas County Historical...
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Memorial Day: Residents remember

Waterville Cemetery Memorial Day ceremony organizer Jim Bone concluded this year’s service by pointing out that the ceremony is simple but very meaningful in Waterville.
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Families gather at Douglas church

Over 50 members of the Witten and Mittelstaedt families gathered at the Douglas Lutheran Church May 13 for a time of worship, sharing and potluck lunch.
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Special service planned for Witten-Mittelstaedt reunion

DOUGLAS — A special public worship and communion service will be held at 10 a.m. May 13 at the historic Douglas Church. The service will be followed by a potluck lunch at noon and the Witten-Mittelstaedt family reunion. John and Rebecca Witten homesteaded in Douglas during the 1800s and participated in settling the community and building the church. The reunion is open to the public. For more...
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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the third in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The third interview is with Myrna (Viebrock) Regan.
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Old-fashioned Christmas in Douglas

The weather may have kept some guests away from the annual Douglas Community Historical Association Chili Feed and Song Fest, but many braved the weather and enjoyed the traditional Christmas party.
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Douglas Community Christmas on Dec. 10

DOUGLAS — The Douglas Community Christmas Celebration is set for Dec. 10 at the Douglas Church. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m., and includes a marshmallow roast, chili feed, and Christmas carols. The Douglas Community Historical Association will provide chili, salad and dessert. Activities for everyone will be available and Santa will drop in. For more information, call Susan Mittelstaedt at...
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Christmas fun in Douglas

Despite a steady snow, a good group turned out for this year’s Douglas Community Historical Association Chili Feed and Song Fest.
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Church centennial draws large crowd

On Sept. 19, exactly 100 years after the dedication of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Douglas, friends came to celebrate with food, fellowship and music.
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